Beer Review: Short’s Brewing Prolonged Enjoyment

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It’s certainly not the clearest looking IPA I’ve encountered, but great lacing with a medium-sized frothy head begs me closer. The beer is almost a muddied amber color, and looks great in the glass. I am being invited to take another slug from this “Prolonged Enjoyment” Session India Pale Ale from Short’s Brewing. It’s a […]

Pairing Beer with the Worst Halloween Candy

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Are you about to eat some of the worst Halloween candy? Do you have kids who gave you all the crap they don’t want after pillaging the neighborhood? Are your pockets filled with terrible treats you drunkenly took from that bowl at the party? Did you encounter old people who insisted you not leave until […]

Beer Review: Bitter Old Fecker Strutter

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Bitter Old Fecker Rustic Ales has brewed an IPA with chamomile, rose petals, and juniper. They then barrel-aged it and put it out in the world for us to enjoy. The beer is a cool burnt orange color with barely a head sitting on top. It’s certainly cloudy, which makes sense seeing as how they […]

Leaders Beverage: Exposing Draft’s Dirty Little Secrets

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Since retiring in 2010 after 22 years of service in the Army, leaving active duty in the ranks of Major and as a Black Hawk helicopter pilot, Drew Larson has rigorously dedicated himself to the craft beverage industry with the same precision that was required of him in the military. The story of how Larson […]

Beer Review: Short’s Brewing Company Nicie

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Short’s Brewing Company Nicie – An American Wheat Ale Brewed with Orange Zest, Lemon Zest, Coriander, and Peppercorn It is certainly hazy, but not cloudy. It is certainly golden, but with more of a yellow brightness. It certainly has a fluffy looking white head, but it’s not stacked up high in your glass. Before me […]

Beer Review: Short's Brewing Company Nicie

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Short’s Brewing Company Nicie – An American Wheat Ale Brewed with Orange Zest, Lemon Zest, Coriander, and Peppercorn It is certainly hazy, but not cloudy. It is certainly golden, but with more of a yellow brightness. It certainly has a fluffy looking white head, but it’s not stacked up high in your glass. Before me […]

A Closer Look at Trail Point Brewing Company

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Trail Point is, dare I say, on the right path. Walking into the brewery for my first time I immediately, genuinely, feel at home. From the driftwood tap handles to the outdoor patio, to the high ceilings and the tucked away dart board, the whole place had a vibe that encouraged the act of sitting […]

Batch Brewing Company: A Taste of Detroit

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Detroit is the home of Batch Brewing, a culinary and fermentation loving brewery that is a gem for the east side city. I had the pleasure of tasting a couple of their beers and wanted to share my tasting notes with you all. Anton’s Animal’s II is a Berliner Weisse, which had me excited (yet […]